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    'THERE’LL BE A REVOLT': A CHANGE TO THE OSCARS BROADCAST HAS HOLLYWOOD UP IN ARMS

    Feb 15, 2019

    If you’re planning to watch the Oscars from the confines of your couch on Feb. 24, a warning: Things will look a bit different this year. Thanks to a contentious decision by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ administration, civilian viewers will get a truncated version of ...


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    NEW SWITCH ‘BUNDLE’ INCLUDES $35 NINTENDO ESHOP GIFT CARD

    Feb 15, 2019

    A new Nintendo Switch bundle will include a $35 eShop gift card, the company announced this week. The bundle will be available starting Feb. 15 at participating retailers.$35 won’t cover the full cost of a first-party Nintendo Switch game, but it’ll take a good chunk off the price tag. O...


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    THE 5 BIGGEST TRENDS IN VIDEO GAMES ARE COLLIDING ON THE SAME DAY

    Feb 15, 2019

    Can one day have too many big video game releases? Today alone, we will see an underrated franchise get its big shot; iconic manga characters collide in a bizarre crossover event; a long-in-development sequel finally reach store shelves; a pseudo-sequel repurpose one of last year’s best-sellin...


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    CBS INTERACTIVE’S MARC DEBEVOISE ON STREAMING BOOM, CONTENT STRATEGY, AND APPLE

    Feb 15, 2019

    Not everyone wants or needs to be Netflix to succeed in the streaming space. And not everyone sees Apple’s enigmatic new service as a threat.Even as rival streaming services offer gobs of content, CBS Interactive’s president and COO Marc DeBevoise sees the company’s targeted origin...


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    HERE ARE THE GAMES LEAVING XBOX GAME PASS THIS MONTH

    Feb 15, 2019

    Ten games are leaving Xbox Game Pass at the end of February, headlined by Shadow Warrior, Massive Chalice, Sonic CD, and Resident Evil Revelations 2.Xbox Game Pass offers a “curated selection” of about 200 titles to subscribers, with the catch being they can disappear from the library at...


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    TRANSFORMERS ORIGIN STORY COMING TO NETFLIX AS ANIMATED SERIES IN 2020

    Feb 15, 2019

    Netflix and Hasbro have partnered with Rooster Teeth to bring “Transformers: War for Cybertron” — telling the origin story of the Transformers universe — to the global streaming service in an original series set to launch in 2020.The producers promise that the series will fea...


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    NOT CONTENT WITH BUYING OCULUS FACEBOOK REPORTEDLY WANTED TO DOMINATE VR BY PURCHASING UNITY

    Feb 14, 2019

    Very soon a new book is being released by Blake J. Harris called ‘The History of the Future’ looking at the story of Oculus, how it was founded, its subsequent acquisition by Facebook and all the fun drama that’s occurred over the past few years as virtual reality (VR) has grown. I...


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    FACEBOOK MAY BE ON THE HOOK FOR MULTIBILLION-DOLLAR FTC PRIVACY FINE

    Feb 14, 2019

    Facebook and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are in negotiations over a settlement that would result in a massive fine of multiple billion dollars for privacy violations, the Washington Post reported Thursday afternoon. The fine would be the largest such penalty ever by the agency against a techn...


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    WALMART LAUNCHES ‘HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON’ VR TOUR TO SELL MERCH IN PARKING LOTS

    Feb 14, 2019

    Walmart is using virtual reality to — what else? — get people excited to buy stuff.The retailer teamed up with DreamWorks Animation for a touring VR experience tied to “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.” Walmart is setting up installations in parking lots of its sto...


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    AUDICA IS A NEW RHYTHM ACTION SHOOTER FROM THE TEAM BEHIND ROCK BAND VR

    Feb 14, 2019

    When it comes to rhythm action videogames Beat Saber is the current darling of the virtual reality (VR) industry, loved by gamers and bestowed with numerous awards. However, Beat Games is still new at this and is about to be challenged by a veteran of the genre, Harmonix – the developer behind...


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    ‘FIRE EMBLEM HEROES’ IS NINTENDO’S SECOND-MOST LUCRATIVE MOBILE GAME

    Feb 14, 2019

    Nintendo strategy game “Fire Emblem Heroes” has become the second most lucrative mobile release from the company, reaching $500 million in revenue within the past five months, Sensor Tower reports.The majority of sales have come from Japan, which accounts for 56% of the total revenue. Th...


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    GIANT ‘DEAD CELLS’ UPDATE BRINGS CUSTOM GAME MODE TO CONSOLES

    Feb 14, 2019

    Console-owning fans of Motion Twin’s critically-acclaimed roguelike metroidvania “Dead Cells” are finally getting a massive update that adds a new game mode, balance changes, and more. The patch is available now for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. The PC version alrea...


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    DEMVR HACKATHON AIMS TO CREATE VR EXPERIENCES FOR PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA

    Mar 17, 2019

    Virtual reality (VR) has been used on a number of occasions for dementia purposes, whether that’s to help spread awareness or help teach medical students what life is like with dementia. Next month the University of Newcastle will be hosting a unique hackathon called DemVR, for the sole purpos...


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    ENTERTAINMENT WRAP: OTTS, DIGITAL SPACE BOOST MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT REVENUE TO 1.67 TRILLION IN 2018

    Mar 16, 2019

    The media and entertainment (M&E) industry could convincingly say "Apna time aayega" this year, thanks to its strong growth to reach a value of Rs 1,67,000 crore in 2018. This value could reach Rs 1,80,000 crore in 2019, according to a report which was released at the FICCI Frames 2019...


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    THERAPISTS EXPLORE VIRTUAL REALITY TO HELP PATIENTS

    Mar 16, 2019

    The technology behind V.R. can put you in the world of fantasy, space, or even the post-apocalypse if you want. But now a group of therapists is proving the imaginary spaces don't have to be gaming related - and the technology has more potential to heal than previously thought. Researchers at th...


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    ADAM ORTH ON QUEST AND STANDALONE VR: ‘EVERYONE’S GOING TO HAVE THEM AT SOME POINT’

    Mar 15, 2019

    Former Firewall: Zero Hour developer Adam Orth thinks that standalone headsets like Oculus Quest could mark a turning point for the VR industry.Speaking to Game Daily, Orth revealed that he has “three or four” VR projects “in the stages of being greenlit.” One of those includ...


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    THE STATE OF MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT 2019

    Mar 15, 2019

    In 2018, we started to realize that too much of a good thing is a bad thing. Just a few years previous, we loved having a few good streaming services to choose from. We loved the online originals that were better than anything on broadcast or cable, and we loved trimming or cutting our cable bill.Bu...


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    OCULUS RIFT S PC VR HEADSET SET FOR GDC 2019 REVEAL

    Mar 15, 2019

    An email sent to some Oculus developers by Facebook suggests ‘Rift S’ will be formally revealed at GDC 2019.UploadVR confirmed with multiple developers the email mentions ‘Rift S’ alongside ‘Oculus Go’ and ‘Oculus Quest’. This suggests we should expect...


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    FUNDAMENTALVR COMBINES WITH HAPTX GLOVE FOR EVEN MORE REALISTIC SURGICAL TRAINING

    Mar 15, 2019

    FundamentalVR gave me a frankly disgusting haptic VR experience back in 2017. The surgical training company combined a VR headset with a robotic arm to provide realistic resistance to actions like inserting a needle into human skin. I winced at the sensation of dragging the needle over bone and pier...


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    ‘FORTNITE’ SEASON EIGHT, WEEK THREE CHALLENGES GUIDE

    Mar 14, 2019

    Season eight’s week-three challenges are live in “Fortnite,” and that means new ways to earn Battle Stars and experience. By collecting more Battle Stars and upping their tier, up to a season maximum of 100, players can earn limited-time rewards like cosmetic outfits and XP boosts....


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    HTC TO LAUNCH $12.99 VIVEPORT INFINITY VR SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE ON APRIL 2

    Mar 14, 2019

    HTC released further details about its new all-you-can-eat VR subscription service Viveport Infinity Thursday: The service will launch on April 2, and cost $12.99 per month, or $99 per year for users who pre-pay all 12 months.“We have built a new model for VR that shines a light on the great l...


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    VALVE EXPANDING STEAM LINK FUNCTIONALITY SO GAMERS CAN PLAY ANYWHERE

    Mar 14, 2019

    Valve is launching Steam Link Anywhere, a new feature for its streaming app that allows users to connect to their computers and play games from anywhere, it announced on Thursday.The feature is currently available in early beta and is free of charge to all Steam users through the Steam Link device o...


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    FACEBOOK BETS ON REALISTIC FACE TRACKED AVATARS AS KEY TO VR’S FUTURE

    Mar 14, 2019

    Dozens of people are working at Facebook Reality Lab in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on research into ultra-realistic avatars that could redefine communication in the 21st century.I spoke by phone with Yaser Sheikh, a Carnegie Mellon University associate professor running VR research in the city for Fac...


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    GOOGLE, MICROSOFT GETTING CLOSER TO MAKING STREAMING GAMES A REALITY

    Mar 14, 2019

    Lots of potential stakeholders have plans for streaming video games but Google and Microsoft are two that are making some significant moves in the near future.The Game Developers Conference is kicking off next week in San Francisco and Google is expected to be there to announce its Project Stream cl...


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